Monday, December 22, 2014

Maker of K'nex toys tells why 'made in America' matters

CEO Michael Araten said the decision to move a key operation from China back to the U.S. began as a "moral decision."

Maker of K'nex toys tells why 'made in America' matters

The maker of K'nex toys has long manufactured many of its products in America, and it pushed that as a key marketing message in 2007 after safety concerns arose about toys made in China.

But the family-owned company in Montgomery County decided it needed to do more as the U.S. economy slumped, and it chose to move one of its key operations from China to the United States.

Read the full story here.

Mike Armstrong Inquirer Columnist
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